20 terms


Brachial plexus injury
Flail arm splint (holds arm close to body)
Radial nerve palsy
dynamic wrist, finger, & thumb extension splint
Radial nerve palsy
"saturday night palsy"; damage to radial nerve; may get wrist drop
Median nerve injury
Opponens splint (thumb spica), C-bar (hand in C position)
Ulnar nerve injury
dynamic/static splint to position MPs in flexion
Median & ulnar nerve injury
dynamic MCP flexion splint or figure of eight (loop around finger joints)
Spinal Cord (c6-c7)
tenodesis splint
carpal tunnel
wrist splint in 0-15 extension
thumb splint, includes wrist, IP joint free
median nerve repetitive stress injury; pain/tingling along thumb
skier's thumb
hand based thumb splint
CMC arthritis
hand based thumb splint
ular drift
ulnar drift splint
flexor tendon injury
Kleinert or Duran dorsal protection splint (dorsal block splint so fingers can't extend very far)
Swan neck
silver rings or buttonhole splint (to prevent hyperextension of PIP joint)
silver rings or dynamic PIP extension splint (to prevent flexion of PIP joint)
functional (C shaped) or safe splint, depending on stage
resting splint
spasticity splint (fingers abducted, thumb abducted) or cone splint
muscle weakness
balanced forearm orthosis (BFO), deltoid sling